Sunday, January 5, 2014

2013: I Read Books

1. Best Book(s) You Read In 2013? 
Killing LincolnThe Light Between Oceans.

2. Most Disappointing Book?
Shopoholic Takes Manhattan. K is for Killer.

3. Most surprising (in a good way!) book?
Killing Lincoln.

4. Book(s) you recommended to people most in 2013?
Killing Lincoln.

5. Best series you discovered in 2013?
Flavia de Luce. Pillars of the Earth.

6. Favorite new author(s) you discovered in 2013?
M.L. Stedman

7. Most thrilling, un-put-down-able book in 2013?
Killing Lincoln.

8. Book you most anticipated in 2013?
Gentlemen and Players.

9. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2013?

10. Most memorable character in 2013?
Oy (The Wastelands)

11. Most beautifully written book read in 2013?
The Light Between Oceans.

12. Book that had the greatest impact on you in 2013?
Killing Lincoln.

13. Book you can't believe you waited UNTIL 2013 to finally read?
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie.

14. Favorite passage/quote from a book you read in 2013?
"You see, Flavia, silence is sometimes the most costly of commodities." (Colonel de Luce in "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" by Alan Bradley)

“Each individual had a different life, every one of them rich and complex, with dramas in the past and challenges in the future, happy memories and secret sorrows, and a crowd of friends, enemies and loved ones.” (from "World Without End" by Ken Follett)

"You only have to forgive once. To resent, you have to do it all day, every day. You have to keep remembering all the bad things." (from "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman)

"Maybe it's just that I believe things you cant see." (from "Plain Truth" by Jodi Picoult)

15. Authors you'd like to read more of in 2014? 
Jodi Picoult

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